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Florence E. Sollenberger

May 6, 1929 ~ August 8, 2019 (age 90)

Florence E. Sollenberger, 90, a resident of Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of East Freedom, passed away Thursday August 8, 2019 at the home. She was born May 6, 1929 in Cross Keys, daughter of the late Burleigh and Golda P. (Stiffler) Grove. She married Joseph F. Sollenberger May 14, 1948 in Cross Keys. He passed away January 27, 2006.


Surviving are a daughter Connie Dick and husband Gregory of Everett, a son Joseph F. Sollenberger Jr. and wife Remona of Elizabethtown, 3 grandchildren Jan and Justin Stauffer and David Sollenberger and 3 great grandchildren Liam Stauffer and Laura and Elizabeth Sollenberger. She was preceded in death by siblings Robert “Ellis”, Ruth, Burleigh Jr. and Howard “Joe”.


Florence was a member of the Lower Claar Church of the Brethren and a graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. She was a homemaker and enjoyed hand crafts and decorations, dolls and working in her flower gardens. Florence was also a gilded quilter.


Friends will be received Monday August 12, 2019 from 10 A.M. until the noon funeral service at the Holsinger Church of the Brethren with Pastor Gerald McCuller Jr. officiating.


Interment at Holsinger Cemetery, Bakers Summit. In lieu of flowers contributions may be given to the Claysburg Area Public Library. 

Donations may be made to:

Claysburg Area Public Library
P.O. Box 189, Claysburg PA 16625

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